The Powerhouse wildfire in California’s Lake Hughes area, has threatened more than 1,000 homes and has already charred 19,500 acres. To add to that, shifting winds have hampered fire-fighting efforts
A chimney stands amid burned rubble of a structure.
A firefighter tries his best to put out the fire.
A local resident waters down his roof.
Another view of the monstrous wildfire.
A firefighting helicopter drops water on a wildfire burning.
The fire remained at 15 percent containment after ravaging over 5,600 acres of the forest.
Number of houses were burned down by the fire.